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The Women’s Rights Movement in the 1800’s lead up to the change in women’s rights today. This movement began in 1848 with the Seneca Falls Convention. For the next 72 years, women continually fought for equal rights. In 1920, they gained the right to vote which ended the movement and opened the opportunity for more change in women’s lives. Because of the Women’s Rights Movement, women today are able to vote, receive
In 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment was sign into the Constitution, granting women the rights to vote. Women used many methods to gain their rights to vote and evidently they faced a lot of obstacles while trying to gain their rights. They try to get attention from the public to let people know that women is starting a revolution and it won’t end until their demands is met which is to have an amendment in the constitution that give the women the rights to vote. In order to get attention, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott called the first National Women’s Suffrage Convention in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. They wrote the Declaration of Sentiments which list grievances against men, and 12 resolutions calling for equality of men and women under the law and the rights to vote for women.
And then they decided to call a woman’s right convention. And for the next 50 years, she played a leadership in Suffrage movement, which is getting the movement to get the right to vote. She wrote “The Declaration of Sentiments.” It was calling for changes in law and society like educational, legal, political, social and economic. She elevated women's status, and demanded the right to vote. In 1851, she met Susan B. Anthony.